john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,742 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

2008 American Presidential Election Poem - Black Presdent, White President - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

A black president?
nobody would really mind
so long as he leaves no
black holes in debts, in war,
in injustice for the people
of America, black or white.
Cherokee or Minority

Obama, Obama as President?
Nobody would really mind
so long as he makes his term
great for blacks, for whites
for every American
for everybody

it is in black that white
shines brightest and
in white that black pours
out its best to draw us into
the warm and friendly
orbit of its formless infinity

Obama make your term
so bright that every American would
want you for another term
and another Black as Leader
when you walk your way
away from them

make your term
so inexorably bright
as the North Star
nobody would ever
mind anymore their
American being
Black or White,
Cherokee or Minority

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Comments about 2008 American Presidential Election Poem - Black Presdent, White President by john tiong chunghoo

  • Matthew C. L. Pratt (5/21/2009 4:30:00 PM)

    Why does everyone care so much that the new president is black? He's no different from his predecessors. People just think that because he is of a new race, this is a cause for change, but it is by no means. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, October 17, 2008

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